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  • Welcome to Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

    Welcome to
    Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System!

  • Closed for Thanksgiving

    Closed for Thanksgiving

    All ARCPLS locations will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving. The library will close early at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, November 22.
  • Wireless Printing

    Wireless Printing

    Print directly to one of our printers from your own computer, smartphone, or tablet from anywhere in the world.
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  • Pay PINES Fines Online

    Pay PINES Fines Online

    New online payment feature!
    We now accept credit card payments for fines on PINES library cards.
    Login to take advantage of this feature.
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  • PINES on your Phone

    PINES on your Phone

    Want to keep track of your checkouts,holds, & fines?
    Now you can with the PINES app
    The PINES app allows you to renew books, check to see what you have checked out, places books and movies on hold and so much more.
    Download today!!! *Currently only available on android devices Read More
  • Story Time

    Story Time

    All of our branches offer storytime. Click below to learn the specifics for each branch. Read More
  • Volunteers needed @ your library!

    Volunteers needed @ your library!

    Click the link below to learn how to volunteer today! Read More
  • Movie for Special Needs

    Movie for Special Needs

    Second Thursday of every month at 11:00am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
  • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

    1000 Books Before Kindergarten

    You are about to embark on a fantastic, life-long journey with your child!
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  • TAG (TEEN ADVISORY GROUP)

    TAG (TEEN ADVISORY GROUP)

    Get involved at the library, earn volunteer hours, make new friends, have fun, and help make the teen space at @ the Augusta Library your own!
    Be sure to follow us on our social media pages for meeting times and other TAG-related info!
    Meetings held @ Headquarters Branch
    YA Space on 2nd Floor
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
  • Historic Augusta Chronicle Now Digital

    Historic Augusta Chronicle Now Digital

    Historic Augusta Chronicle Now Accessible Through Digital Library of Georgia Call for more details: 706-826-1511 Read More
  • GED Classes

    GED Classes

    Every Monday and Wednesday at 9:00 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required registration: 706-771-4131
  • LEGO Events

    LEGO Events

    Like creating? Check the link below to see where are latest Lego events are being held. Read More
  • MAXWELL BRANCH LIBRARY’S MORNING BOOK CLUB

    MAXWELL BRANCH LIBRARY’S MORNING BOOK CLUB

    Meetings are the last Thursday of EVERY month from 10am-12pm
    @ Maxwell Branch Library located @ 1927 Lumpkin Rd Augusta, GA 30906 Read More
  • Pronunciator

    Pronunciator

    Learn a new language Read More
  • Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Service

    Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Service

    We have free books for you!
    GLASS provides accessible reading materials to Georgians who, due to a disability, are unable to read standard print.
  • GAME DAY!!!

    GAME DAY!!!

    Bring a Partner and Your “A” Game and Join Us Every 1st Saturday of Every Month As We Play Classic Games Such As UNO, Monopoly And More!
    WHERE: Friedman Branch Library
    1447 Jackson Rd Augusta, GA (706)-736-6758
    Time: 11-2pm
  • Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services

    Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services

    Accessibility Station Located
    in the GLASS office
    3rd Floor - Headquarters Library
  • Testing Available Online

    Testing Available Online

    Click "Read More" to learn more
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  • Maxwell Morning Book Club Its Fiction Month!

    Maxwell Morning Book Club Its Fiction Month!

    November 28 10-noon
    "A Separate Country"by Robert Hicks
    Maxwell Branch Library 1927 Lumpkin Rd. Augusta, GA 30906(next to Butler High School) • (706) 793-2020
  • Chess for Beginners

    Chess for Beginners

    Saturday, December 2, 2017
    Headquarters Library Children’s Program Room
    No Registration Required
    For more information call the Children’s Department @ 706-821-2623 Read More
  • Star Wars the Force Awakens Movie Showing

    Star Wars the Force Awakens Movie Showing

    Program for Children and Teens
    Parents accompanying children may also attend
    Saturday December 9th @ 11 am
    Headquarters Branch ~ Meeting Room B
    823 Telfair St
    Augusta Ga, 30901
    For more information, please call the YA Librarian @ 706-434-2036 Or the Children’s Department @ 706-821-2623
  • Movie for Special needs

    Movie for Special needs

    Second Thursday of every month @ 11:00 am
    Diamond Lakes Branch Library
    101 Diamond Lakes Way
    Hephzibah, GA 30815
    Required registration of groups of 6 or more: 706-772-2432
  • Open Enrollment Day

    Open Enrollment Day

    Need last-minute help enrolling in a health insurance plan before the Marketplace open enrollment period ends? Come out to the Headquarters Library for assistance on the last day of Marketplace open enrollment, Friday, December 15, from 10 am to 4 pm.
  • GRINCHMAS PARTY

    GRINCHMAS PARTY

    Thursday, December 21 @ 5:30 PM
    MAIN BRANCH LIBRARY
    Register at 706-821-2623
    Most suitable for families w/ children under 12.
  • Nightmare Before Christmas

    Nightmare Before Christmas

    Program for Teens Grades 6-12
    Thursday December 21st 5:30-7pm
    Join us for a #throwback Christmas movie!
    There will be snacks and a homemade gift craft!
    Headquarters Branch ~ Meeting Room A
    823 Telfair St, Augusta, Ga 30901
    For more information, please contact the YA Librarian @ 706-434-2036
  • Build a Library Display

    Build a Library Display

    Monday-Friday @ Friedman Branch Library
    Friedman Branch Library
    1447 Jackson Road
    Augusta, GA 30909
    706-736-6758
  • Craft Day

    Craft Day

    Every other Wednesday beginning September @ 10:00 am
    Wallace Branch Library
    1237 Laney Walker Blvd
    Augusta, GA 30901
    Required Registration:
    Call 706-722-6275 to register
  • Walk with Wallace

    Walk with Wallace

    Every 3rd Wednesday of the month @ 3:00 pm
    All ages are welcome!
    Wallace Branch Library
    1237 Laney Walker Blvd
    Augusta, GA 30901
    Call for more info: 706-722-6275
  • Ty Cobb Augusta Life and Baseball Career

    Ty Cobb Augusta Life and Baseball Career

    On display from October to December 2017 in the GA Heritage Room of the Main Branch is a unique collection of items showcasing the life and career of Augusta native Ty Cobb.
    Wednesday, November 1st at 6:30 pm Read More
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Upcoming Events

11/21/2017
  • Big Kid Storytime
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
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  • Story Time with the Morris Museum of Art
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
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  • Pre School Story time
    Location: Diamond Lakes
    Time: 10:00 AM-10:30 AM
    See more details

  • Tuesday Night Movie Series
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 5:30 PM-8:00 PM
    See more details

11/22/2017
  • All Libraries Closing at 5:30 pm
    Location: Headquarters
    Time: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
    See more details

More events...

Give yourself the gift of healthcare on the last day of open enrollment for Affordable Care Act health insurance. Insure GA healthcare navigators will be providing free vendor-neutral assistance with choosing and enrolling in health insurance plans. Bring proof of current income of all family members (tax return, W-2, recent pay stubs, etc.), social security numbers, and date of birth information for each member of your household.

This event will be held at the Headquarters Library, 823 Telfair St. in downtown Augusta. For more information, please call 706-922-1862.

This event is sponsored by Medical Associates Plus, Insure GA, the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System, and the Augusta Recreation and Parks Department.
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Health Insurance Open Enrollment Day

December 15, 2017, 10:00am - December 15, 2017, 4:00pm

Give yourself the gift of healthcare on the last day of open enrollment for Affordable Care Act health insurance. Insure GA healthcare navigators will be providing free vendor-neutral assistance with ...

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All Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System branches will close at 5:30 pm on Wednesday and remain closed on Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Branches will resume their normal hours of operation on Saturday, November 25th. Appleby Branch Library Diamond Lakes Branch Library Friedman Branch Library Maxwell Branch Library Wallace Branch Library ... See MoreSee Less

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You can find your person at any of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System's events. Visit arcpls.org for a full calendar of events--from story time to movie nights and craft making to computer classes, we have something for everyone. Appleby Branch Library Maxwell Branch Library Friedman Branch Library Wallace Branch Library Diamond Lakes Branch Library ... See MoreSee Less

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Y'all (between the ages of 11 and 17) should come out to the YA'LL Teen Advisory Group Informational Meeting tomorrow at 6 pm! Learn about what a TAG is and help us create fun programs for you!

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YA'AL TAG Informational Meeting

November 16, 2017, 6:00pm - November 16, 2017, 7:00pm

We want you...to join Ya'al TAG (Young Adults @ Augusta Library Teen Advisory Group) Learn about what TAG is, meet other teens who like the library too, and share your ideas for how to make the teen s...

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